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Submitted by Mark Huey (United States), Dec 30, 2008 at 14:19

Wailing Wisdom

Back in July when Obama visited Jerusalem, he went to the Wailing Wall and traditionally placed this simple and concise written prayer in the wall:

"Lord. Protect my family and me. Forgive me my sins and help me guard against pride and despair. Give me the wisdom to do what is right and just. And make me an instrument of your will."

After ascribing the prayer to "Lord," presumably the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob through the agency of his professed Christian faith persuasion, he first asks for protection for his immediate family and himself. He then asks for forgiveness and prays for help with his two acknowledged and perhaps besetting personal sins of pride and despair. Next he pleads for wisdom to do what is right and just. Finally, he humbly asks to be an instrument of God's will.

Recognizing that God providentially places people in positions of political power and influence according to Daniel 2:21, there is an excellent possibility that God will use Obama as an instrument of His will:

"Daniel said, "Let the name of God be blessed forever and ever, for wisdom and power belong to Him. "It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men and knowledge to men of understanding. "It is He who reveals the profound and hidden things; He knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with Him" (Daniel 2:20-22).

While protection and confession of sins should be ongoing prayers, is it possible that the request for the wisdom to do what is right and just is being granted as he prepares to take the reigns of power in Washington? Certainly, one aspect of the wisdom espoused in the Book of Proverbs is being followed, as Obama obviously has learned over the years to consult with an abundance of counselors on just about every significant issue currently concerning the United States:

"By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; and by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches. A wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge increases power. For by wise guidance you will wage war, and in abundance of counselors there is victory. Wisdom is too exalted for a fool. He does not open his mouth in the gate" (Proverbs 24:3-7).

In this reference that speaks to the blessings of wisdom, understanding, and knowledge, with a veiled reference to waging war, the passage concludes with the admonition for the fool to NOT open his mouth in the gate. Of course, part of being foolish rather than wise is not having enough information in order to make prudent decisions or judgments. Historically, the "gate" can be considered the place where kings rule or judges adjudicate. Today, given the current predicament in Gaza between the Israelis and Hamas, the "gates" would be Jerusalem, Ramallah, or to certain extend concerning American interests in the conflict, Washington D. C. So in many respects, the fact that Obama is remaining relatively silent on the matter, probably consulting a multitude of knowledgeable advisors and counselors is displaying significant wisdom on his part.

The current Gaza predicament and how to wisely handle conflict during a time of transition to new governing regimes in the United States next month and possibly in Israel this spring is reminiscent of another time of power transfer in ancient Israel, when wisdom to rule becomes evident (Read 1 Kings 1-4). When King David died and had his son Solomon anointed to become the new king, there was considerable political intrigue and tension in Israel and the surrounding region. After the justifiable executions of those disloyal to David, Solomon consolidates his power by marrying the Egyptian pharaoh's daughter and participating in a thousand sacrificial offerings at high places in Gibeon, the traditional stronghold of the previous ruling family of King Saul. (While disassociating with despicable characters in Chicago are not exactly executions, and paying homage to the religious right by choosing one of their own to participate in the inauguration helps appease former enemies, the parallels are perhaps vague but intriguing nonetheless.)

As the historical Israel account continues, there is a dramatic display of sacrificial offerings at the high place altars that Solomon reportedly has a dream where he was confronted by the Holy One of Israel. During this dream, Solomon was given the choice of long life, riches, honor, or the life of his enemies. Instead he chose to have the wisdom to rule over the people of Israel. According to the recorded dream, God not only gave him the wisdom, but because he sought wisdom rather than the other trappings of power, God granted him all that was offered. (We know from Obama's autobiography, Dreams from My Fathers, that dreams play a big role in his life, What he specifically received during his childhood or young adulthood, or perhaps recently after partying on the hills overlooking Kailua Bay is open to conjecture.)

It is at this point in the Biblical narrative that the similarity between Solomon receiving wisdom and Obama receiving wisdom takes an interesting turn of events. The young King Solomon reveals his dream and then goes to the gates in Jerusalem. There is a great feast with burnt and peace offerings (almost like an inauguration ceremony and inaugural balls) and seemingly immediately, Solomon is confronted by a situation that requires his wisdom to solve a problem:

Then Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered burnt offerings and made peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants. Then two women who were harlots came to the king and stood before him" (1 Kings 3:15-16).

The story of the two harlots and how Solomon solves the dilemma about who should receive the living child absolutely solidifies Solomon's rule in Israel. The Scripture records that the people of Israel were in fear or basically awed by God's wisdom to administer justice:

"When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice" (1 Kings 3:28).

For the past sixty plus years, speaking with dysphemism, the world has watched two harlots live side by side in what has traditionally been known as the Holy Land. For decades, both have slept with different paying customers. Pregnancies were avoided by spilled seed (contraceptives) or out right abortions. Lamentably, in the past few years, and specifically during the Bush administration (June 2002), both harlots have become pregnant with the concept of dividing the land and having two separate and distinct offspring carved out of the same territory. The impatient world watches as the gestation period before delivery has no predetermined or known timeframe. Although various factions are seeking by forceful or diplomatic means to induce labor the problem is whether either progeny could survive outside of their violated but willing wombs. There is the distinct possibility that in the dark of the night, one of the harlots might roll over and suffocate the new born state. On the other hand, to surgically bifurcate a newly created entity, by amputating critical life sustaining components when the umbilical cord is severed does not make much sense either.

As you can see, wisdom in handling these delicate pregnancies is critical, especially when one has historical antecedents like in the case of Rebekah's righteous pregnancy, when the twin children struggled in her womb. While these current unholy and to many unwanted pregnancies struggle inside and outside of the womb, the challenges confronting the various voices at the governmental gates are confounding, crying out for clarity and resolution.

"Who wants half of a dead baby?" (or two failed or failing states)

"Don't cut the baby in half; let it live as is…let her have it…I cannot stand to see the baby die!"

We have read or heard those cries before. Do we hear any of them now?

If there was ever an opportunity to strike awe in your population and indeed a Godly fear in the spectators of the world, this would be it. If someone could come up with a solution to this age old Holy Land problem, he or she would be heralded as a miracle worker. (Hillary and Bill are waiting in the wings.)

The question is can Obama wait on the Lord. He asked for the wisdom to do what was right and just. Is he the one to hear a voice of reason from his multitude of counselors or perchance in a dream receive a Godly solution or will he resort to earthly wisdom that comes from below?

"Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth. This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic. For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy. And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace" (James 3:13-18).

Time will tell. In the meanwhile, let us all pray that the wisdom from above will bring lasting peace to the region so that any wailing at the wall will be for joy and not sorrow.


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Obama and his Muslim heritage [42 words]Ed KatzMar 6, 2009 10:52151756
Democrats line up to adopt Gtmo prisoners! [20 words]PDMJan 23, 2009 18:01148871
Daniel Pipes clarifies Middle East events and dangers as only he can [80 words]Carol M. FullerJan 19, 2009 16:38148441
Close GitMo! [64 words]PDMJan 14, 2009 05:04148001
Yeah, "PDM", the darlings are just so abused .. [60 words]kmanJan 14, 2009 19:28148001
Better yet... [29 words]jennifer solisJan 18, 2009 00:05148001
Sinking Titanic!!! [295 words]MansoorJan 13, 2009 07:41147916
Confused [32 words]Dennis DJan 11, 2009 00:06147700
So, you are ok with allowing a mad man and lunatic run loose in the Middle East? [98 words]kmanJan 12, 2009 19:02147700
Well, that didn't take long [219 words]JeffJan 8, 2009 22:30147523
Jeff's statement "that did not take long" [15 words]w. June PedigoJan 9, 2009 22:06147523
Dr. pipes has brought up excellent points about Obama's Middle East Policy. [262 words]Anne A.Jan 7, 2009 11:10147292
Civil Rights CAIR and Obama Should the Tides Turn, I Will Stand With the Muslims -- [313 words]Sofa SogoodJan 7, 2009 00:01147225
Religion of Peace [12 words]jaceJan 17, 2009 17:12147225
You're cherry picking! [75 words]PDMJan 21, 2009 03:01147225
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disagreement [190 words]Joe Six-PackJan 4, 2009 11:33146868
real change [364 words]pete murrayJan 7, 2009 16:51146868
"The forces that sustain all extremism" [374 words]IanusJan 9, 2009 14:37146868
2Proudly anti-American and anti-Semitic ... Turkey - the "stalwart ally" of America and Israel ! [1087 words]IanusJan 3, 2009 14:23146757
...My urge, Become Muslim, and lets share the bounties of Allah together [116 words]Ibn MasudJan 3, 2009 22:44146757
Ibn Masud,become a Muslim [36 words]InfidelJan 4, 2009 23:08146757
1"...My urge, Become Muslim, and lets share the bounties of Allah together..." My advice to you [568 words]IanusJan 5, 2009 08:51146757
An Anti-Islamic Jihad [104 words]Seamus MacNemiJan 5, 2009 17:30146757
Ianus: Ibn Masud is doing his Islamic duty [41 words]PlatoJan 5, 2009 20:33146757
Become Muslim? [47 words]DennisJan 6, 2009 14:33146757
Ianus, Plato, Dennis: Don't make a mockery of a genuine offer. [59 words]Ibn MasudJan 7, 2009 00:59146757
1Killers urgently needed! Huris and swag guaranteed! For details contact Allah ! [166 words]IanusJan 7, 2009 16:00146757
Ibn Masud: Keep up the good work. Allah is waiting with open arms for you. [306 words]PlatoJan 7, 2009 21:01146757
Ibn Masud's "invitation to Islam" is a veiled prelude to violent jihad, according to sharia. [673 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
Doc TaterJan 8, 2009 12:30146757
Blame me , blame my dog ! [220 words]IanusJan 8, 2009 15:11146757
Nice try "Masud" (or is it "Masood"), take Jesus words of truth and use them to distort his complete teachings - [75 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:23146757
What about researching what you're being "invited" to? [925 words]jennifer solisJan 8, 2009 20:52146757
God (or in Arabic, Allah) still loves of all of you [146 words]TravisJan 9, 2009 04:24146757
"God (or in Arabic, Allah) still loves of all of you "... The vampyre (=Allah) loves me ?... Thanks, vampyre! I am not very fond of love of psychopaths! [677 words]IanusJan 10, 2009 12:42146757
Thanks Travis. Now if you could just sort out the "correct" God??? [9 words]kmanJan 10, 2009 18:43146757
I think, too, you would have to read "all" posts to make the accusation of all here "hating" ... [23 words]kmanJan 10, 2009 18:53146757
Ibn Masud's "invitation to Islam" is a veiled prelude to violent jihad, according to sharia. [549 words]IanusJan 12, 2009 15:16146757
Doc Tater and all of likes: Don't use scare tactics. [86 words]Ibn MasudJan 13, 2009 01:47146757
jennifer soils: Old Testament encourages killing an apostate. Did you ever condemn that? [102 words]Ibn MasudJan 13, 2009 02:03146757
All: The spread of Islam will be as fast as the Victory of Obama in USA [95 words]Ibn MasudJan 13, 2009 02:13146757
jennifer: tomorrow I will give Shahadaah to a women in South [105 words]Ibn MasudJan 13, 2009 17:43146757
and more fantasy [441 words]dhimmi no moreJan 13, 2009 19:26146757
Become muslims? [117 words]AngelJan 13, 2009 21:48146757
Become muslims? [52 words]AngelJan 13, 2009 22:04146757
A bit of hypocrisy you reveal, Ibn Masud. [272 words]jennifer solisJan 13, 2009 22:34146757
The Bible never rewards killing with Paradise, Ibn Masud (unlike the Qur'an) [205 words]jennifer solisJan 13, 2009 23:17146757
Ibn Masud, information requested [16 words]InfidelJan 14, 2009 00:54146757
Moslems of all countries, unite ! .... or ... Hussein Obama - the Mahdi pre-determined by Allah and identified by ibn Masud [471 words]IanusJan 14, 2009 08:19146757
To Ibn [110 words]BeemaJan 14, 2009 13:57146757
Would you care to give me the verse you say you quote from "my Old testament"? [124 words]kmanJan 14, 2009 19:41146757
More Islamic drivel [605 words]dhimmi no moreJan 15, 2009 07:39146757
1A Moslem wolf in sheep's clothing warns you, infidel sheep : "Don't use scare tactics" ! [430 words]IanusJan 15, 2009 17:00146757
He won't reply, kman, because he can't [90 words]jennifer solisJan 16, 2009 00:27146757
Hello, dhimmi no more [16 words]jennifer solisJan 16, 2009 00:35146757
Yeah [12 words]XersesJan 16, 2009 06:57146757
Our dear ibn masud is a lost tablighee [354 words]dhimmi no moreJan 16, 2009 07:14146757
Father Zakaria Botros and Islam [368 words]dhimmi no moreJan 17, 2009 08:07146757
Our dear Travis another tablighee [567 words]dhimmi no moreJan 17, 2009 08:33146757
Thank you for your comment. My hope to, is that more of Islam see reality... [78 words]kmanJan 17, 2009 19:16146757
The bible says Kill [102 words]sTsJan 19, 2009 02:23146757
Thanks, dhimmi no more - Zakaria Botros IS interesting [214 words]jennifer solisJan 19, 2009 18:50146757
Violence in the Qur'an [528 words]dhimmi no moreJan 24, 2009 06:33146757
1Father Zakaria Botros and Islam and this time a hadith about allah metamorphosing the Jews into rats [485 words]dhimmi no moreJan 24, 2009 06:56146757
failed Bush ME legacy [497 words]Bob BurnsJan 2, 2009 04:19146638
You asked your question of Mr. Pipes via public forum, so if I may ... [615 words]kmanJan 3, 2009 01:44146638
"Keith", I get so confused trying to figure out the real Obama [254 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 02:32146630
Obama years [15 words]ElliotJan 1, 2009 22:16146600
I'm wondering how much "insight" Obama is actually going to need via Rham ..? [26 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:30146600
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Applause to Dr. Brandstetter [271 words]DEBORAH THE JUDGE-(NEW HAMPSHIRE)Jan 2, 2009 01:17146578
No Surprise - Inevitability as Prescribed in the Holy Bible Has Come to the Facts on the Ground [367 words]M. ToveyJan 27, 2009 11:51146578
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EMP: A game two can play [47 words]CharlieDec 31, 2008 18:40146481
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Islam [28 words]James LeeDec 31, 2008 15:55146473
President Obama will do better because the mistakes have already been made and all he has to do now is fix those and don't make anymore, too easy [68 words]Keith WilliamsDec 31, 2008 12:51146457
"president" Obama has already backpedled on most stances & will succeed in blaming previous admin for all his blunders ... [232 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 02:12146457
perseverance is the key to success [44 words]Keith WilliamsJan 4, 2009 22:24146457
Yes, "Keith", religion is just one great big omelette ... [184 words]kmanJan 5, 2009 23:42146457
1reply to kman's "religion is a big omelette" well, we must surrender in order to be able to sit at the table [302 words]Keith WilliamsJan 7, 2009 11:54146457
Why "Keith", are you resorting to a generic religious-speak that doesn't allow anyone to see the Islam you are actually talking about? [78 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 16:23146457
glad to see that you realize that Mr. kman [80 words]Keith WilliamsJan 10, 2009 23:51146457
You can use the word "paraphrase all you want "Keith", it is plagiarism from Bible & only one of two beliefs of Islam. [53 words]kmanJan 11, 2009 20:50146457
Our dear keith and the false propeht who shall remain unnamed [275 words]dhimmi no moreJan 17, 2009 10:58146457
"Religion" [105 words]vigilantJan 17, 2009 22:42146457
Keith Williams - Islam IS NOT of the Bible, but IT DOES have something in common with ALL RELIGIONS OF HUMAN HISTORY [332 words]jennifer solisJan 18, 2009 01:29146457
We must support and stand by Israel. God commands us as Christians to do so. Obama, are you listening? [375 words]vigilantJan 18, 2009 21:43146457
When you Challenge Allah!! [460 words]MansoorDec 31, 2008 07:56146422
Still blinded by tunnel vision hey, "Mansoor"? [26 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 21:28146422
re when you challenge Allah [3436 words]TessJan 3, 2009 06:01146422
"When you Challenge Allah!!!..." - a fairy tale for naughty kafiri children ( Pakistani version) [645 words]IanusJan 3, 2009 08:59146422
5Alexander the great also Wept in Afghanistan, like Bush and like Breznev [221 words]Ibn MasudJan 5, 2009 00:17146422
Tess's when you challenge Alla? [26 words]w. June PedigoJan 5, 2009 16:25146422
Your choice!! [191 words]MansoorJan 5, 2009 23:44146422
"Love thy enemies" - says Jesus ... ‘Nothing in excess, dear Jesus !' - answers the Oracle of Delphi. [106 words]IanusJan 6, 2009 06:49146422
Alexander , Bush , Breznev and ibn Masud [535 words]IanusJan 6, 2009 07:53146422
Ianus's response comment to "love your enemies" [267 words]w. June PedigoJan 6, 2009 20:45146422
The vampyre's choice - blood and booty for Allah [351 words]IanusJan 7, 2009 06:57146422
re your choice [102 words]TessJan 7, 2009 09:26146422
When you challenge Allah! The Rise and Fall of Islam [301 words]Anne A.Jan 7, 2009 11:35146422
If you love your enemies, can you sincerely love your friends? [1134 words]IanusJan 8, 2009 14:33146422
I still wish you Muslims would get together and decide which "Allah" you believe in ... [46 words]kmanJan 10, 2009 19:08146422
you are right mansoor! [256 words]mohammedJan 22, 2009 04:56146422
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Jennifer: Israel's fear of the Unknown !! [79 words]Ibn MasudJan 5, 2009 00:29146383
David's now with the uncircumsized Philistiens [205 words]jennifer solisJan 6, 2009 16:25146383
Cowards Who Fight With Their Own Babies Strapped to their Chest for Armour [91 words]Sofa SogoodJan 6, 2009 21:45146383
Army from: Tora Bora to Israel [126 words]Ibn MasudJan 7, 2009 00:54146383
"Masud" the lie is that Israel is the aggressor ... [24 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:35146383
Bush's record will definitely shine in comparison to Obama's. [128 words]M.D'SouzaDec 30, 2008 20:01146363
1Protection of Israel First is America's Best Choice to Keep a Promise Made by the President Elect. [639 words]M. ToveyDec 30, 2008 18:06146335
The truth will be revealed !! [104 words]sTsJan 4, 2009 15:12146335
The Holy Bible Reveals the Truth of the Return of Jesus Christ - Not the Quran Looking for the al-Mahdi [89 words]M. ToveyJan 5, 2009 10:21146335
The Holy Bible Reveals the Truth - That Jesus Christ, Yeshua HaMashiach - is Jewish, is LORD and will Rule from Jerusalem [367 words]M. ToveyJan 5, 2009 19:42146335
the truth about Al Mahdi [570 words]sTsJan 6, 2009 03:45146335
The Revelation and its Fulfillment of the Prophet Daniel Provides a Better Glimpse of the Return of Jesus Christ [89 words]M. ToveyJan 6, 2009 18:22146335
Accroding to your Bible Jesus never said in that he is God [35 words]sTsJan 8, 2009 10:14146335
LORD and FATHER [136 words]sTsJan 8, 2009 10:46146335
Who is Jesus the Messiah [67 words]sTsJan 8, 2009 11:18146335
The Gentiles are paving the road for the second coming of Jesus Christ [82 words]sTsJan 8, 2009 15:07146335
So, "sTs", how does "eating food" disqualify Jesus from his man/God nature ??? [108 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:16146335
Answer to "challenge" - "I and the Father are one" (John 10:30), also, read following verses ... [82 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:43146335
Nice job "sTs" of contradcting yourself. [82 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:50146335
The Witness is Established in the Holy Bible - Jesus Christ is the LORD - By the Prophecies - By His Own WORD [578 words]M. ToveyJan 8, 2009 19:45146335
The Gentiles are paving the way for Jesus second coming [250 words]sTsJan 9, 2009 05:21146335
You don't understand your bible [11 words]sTsJan 10, 2009 12:15146335
Well, according to your own Quran, "sTs", u should be practcing forgiveness instead of braging about cutting or throats. [48 words]kmanJan 10, 2009 19:01146335
The Word of the LORD Remains Intact in Spite of the Unbelief of Human Logic [82 words]M. ToveyJan 11, 2009 00:32146335
Faith in Jesus Christ Requires Him to be More than Just a Man - The Holy Bible Provides the Truth that Jesus Christ IS More than Just a Man [182 words]M. ToveyJan 11, 2009 00:55146335
The Holy Bible Holds to theTruth - In It is the Salvation Paid for by Jesus Christ on the Cross [419 words]M. ToveyJan 11, 2009 01:23146335
It is Written in the Holy Bible [76 words]M. ToveyJan 11, 2009 01:27146335
The Holy Spirit Provides the Understanding Necessary for Belief and Faith in the Holy Bible [136 words]M. ToveyJan 12, 2009 10:33146335
each prophet came as saviour to their people [250 words]sTsJan 13, 2009 00:29146335
A True Prophet is Known By His Completed Prophecies to Determine the Ones to Be Fulfilled - Therein Lies the Truth of Jesus Christ and the Holy Bible [556 words]M. ToveyJan 14, 2009 19:41146335
FAITH that someday there would be a savior [50 words]jennifer solisJan 14, 2009 23:18146335
NO excuse for not knowing [10 words]sTsJan 17, 2009 09:51146335
Clichés do NOT make things right [28 words]sTsJan 17, 2009 10:00146335
sTs - I respect your knowledge of your religion [569 words]jennifer solisJan 17, 2009 23:57146335
Knowledge of the Holy Bible Comes from Reading with the Wisdom of Jesus Christ [189 words]M. ToveyJan 20, 2009 10:58146335
The Holy Bible Does Not Speak in Cliche's [182 words]M. ToveyJan 20, 2009 11:10146335
a Prophecy being fullfilled [482 words]sTsJan 24, 2009 01:45146335
who was controlling the universe when Jesus was dead after crucifixion [81 words]sTsJan 25, 2009 03:58146335
Prophecy Not Controlled by Human Expectation, But by Fulfillment According to the Word of the LORD in the Holy Bible [426 words]M. ToveyJan 26, 2009 17:50146335
The Holy Bible Answers That - Almighty God the Father is Always in Control. [435 words]M. ToveyJan 26, 2009 18:14146335
THE Power of God is under-estimated [226 words]sTsJan 28, 2009 07:50146335
Jesus Christ [34 words]sajjad aliMar 19, 2009 17:21146335
Shia do not worship Ali [28 words]AhmedAug 9, 2009 17:49146335
no mahdi [81 words]zilMay 15, 2012 14:54146335
I appreciate D. Pipes "telling it like it is" very much. [142 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 15:34146315
Wailing Wisdom [1619 words]Mark HueyDec 30, 2008 14:19146311
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Origin of his make-up [168 words]DEBORAH THE JUDGE-(NEW HAMPSHIRE)Jan 2, 2009 13:06146307
Brilliant -- as usual. [183 words]TeacherNetDec 30, 2008 13:26146306
Waiting for the future [398 words]Rebecca MouldsDec 30, 2008 12:55146304
I don't see why anyone still has any "hope" in Obama containing radical Islam... [154 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 18:46146304
time will tell [100 words]Rebecca MouldsDec 31, 2008 20:40146304
What don't you understand about every word written by and out of Obama's own mouth? Campaign rhetoric? [174 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 03:00146304
Have you any solutions? [80 words]Rebecca MouldsJan 2, 2009 19:20146304
I don't have to "tear the man down" ... [83 words]kmanJan 4, 2009 20:00146304
Ne humanus crede [161 words]Rebecca MouldsJan 5, 2009 17:41146304
I think we are mostly of the same line of thought ... [238 words]kmanJan 5, 2009 23:06146304
Closing Guantanamo Bay [175 words]jennifer solisJan 18, 2009 02:12146304
I fear the problem is self-indulgence in the U.S. to the absolute detriment of self-awareness at all [61 words]kmanJan 20, 2009 18:19146304
Waiting the Irananian cargo [50 words]Francesco MangasciàDec 30, 2008 11:59146301
re Obama [243 words]Gabby (Australia)Dec 30, 2008 11:30146298
Can Obama see the light [210 words]IsaacDec 30, 2008 11:15146297
And how do you see O' as being any different than his involvement with Muslim terrorist cousin in kenya?? [86 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 18:54146297
Missing tidbit [122 words]moshe monesDec 30, 2008 11:06146295
The "world" just jumped joyously at Obama being elected as president here. [115 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 19:02146295
Re: Insight into Obama [917 words]Tess (Australia)Dec 30, 2008 09:47146281
Obama's political movement was born in the midst of the most corrupt state in our country... [79 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 19:11146281
The most anti-American country [469 words]IanusDec 30, 2008 09:21146279
re....The most anti-American country [51 words]OzTurkDec 30, 2008 17:48146279
In short, Turk = Islam, samo, samo. [6 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 19:15146279
talking without knowing [553 words]yasemin erkutDec 31, 2008 18:43146279
"The stalwart ally" nuking the US ... [284 words]IanusJan 1, 2009 06:49146279
Turkish lies taken for reality [154 words]IanusJan 1, 2009 07:06146279
"Talking without knowing" - A good title ... as long as you're the talker [1935 words]IanusJan 1, 2009 08:32146279
You keep using word "see", when clearly you don't ... [192 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 02:46146279
Re.. Ianus [150 words]OzTurkJan 2, 2009 05:52146279
Truly, it is the same rubber stamp with a modicum of Turkish variation ... [189 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 16:22146279
1"How sweet to be a Turk" ...Yes, but why does "Turk" mean in Oslamlica "barbarian" then ? [972 words]IanusJan 3, 2009 07:39146279
re...How sweet to be a Turk..Yes but why does "Turk" mean in Osmanlica "barbarian" then ? [326 words]OzTurkJan 4, 2009 03:02146279
Why not help some rabbits become cannibals ? [465 words]IanusJan 4, 2009 15:35146279
Yasemin: Be careful of Isreal [43 words]UnoJan 5, 2009 00:44146279
2"Turk" means in Osmanlica "barbarian". In many European languages it means the same. [1365 words]IanusJan 5, 2009 10:24146279
Thank God there is a Turkey State [443 words]AngelJan 13, 2009 23:03146279
Thank Allah there is a Turkey State [542 words]IanusJan 17, 2009 16:08146279
Only Dead Fish Go With the Stream [274 words]Prof. Paul EidelbergDec 30, 2008 08:47146275
As we say in America, "Hello, SOMEBODY!" [16 words]migdalahDec 30, 2008 17:10146275
The "American stream" itself is "dead". the fish will swim where his past has said he will ... [73 words]kmanJan 2, 2009 03:09146275
Kman: Quran teaches Compassion, Tolerance and Charity [138 words]Ibn MasudJan 7, 2009 19:22146275
I have read far more history than you could ever dream of ... [482 words]kmanJan 8, 2009 17:07146275
"Kill, rob and enslave the kafirs!" ...Yes, it's true ... but you know..."Quran teaches Compassion, Tolerance and Charity"! [602 words]IanusJan 9, 2009 15:50146275
Ibn Masud: Count the atrocities suffered by Muslims under Muslims [539 words]PlatoJan 9, 2009 22:06146275
Ianus, Ianus, quit referring them to Quran ... they're confused enough!! [23 words]kmanJan 10, 2009 19:14146275
The quran [128 words]IanusJan 12, 2009 14:32146275
I think it starts at birth ... [131 words]kmanJan 12, 2009 18:49146275
Why muslims do not say a word about Darfur case? [66 words]AngelJan 14, 2009 00:01146275
Children for Allah's jihad ... - Our humanistic culture hinders us to understand the Moslem psychopathy. [604 words]IanusJan 14, 2009 09:30146275
Greetings Ianus! [177 words]kmanJan 14, 2009 19:23146275
Islam is committing genocide all over the globe - wherever Islam rules [12 words]kmanJan 14, 2009 19:52146275
There are many ways to enter Islam but no legal way to exit it. [918 words]IanusJan 17, 2009 15:22146275
Always a pleasure to hear from you "Ianus"! [726 words]kmanJan 20, 2009 19:18146275
Contributing to wrong beliefs [2272 words]IanusJan 21, 2009 17:29146275
I take no offense at anything you say,"Ianus", mainly because I used just about all those words at one time, too. [728 words]kmanJan 21, 2009 22:38146275
A short reply to kman [400 words]IanusJan 24, 2009 12:14146275
Ianus and Kman, let us focus on shared issues please! [391 words]saraJan 25, 2009 19:41146275
I figured you were headed in this direction eventually, but thanks for listening ... [102 words]kmanJan 26, 2009 23:11146275
The real truth [27 words]MostafaNov 24, 2012 13:11146275
1The unreal truth or "It's safe to burn the hadiths! Mahometans only riot when Qurans are being burnt". [145 words]IanusNov 27, 2012 01:46146275
Are the following assumptions and thinking naive? [129 words]SinghaDec 30, 2008 05:28146251
I think trying to "talk" with Iran is only playing their delay game... [286 words]kmanDec 30, 2008 18:30146251
Pakistan and Israel [533 words]SinghaJan 9, 2009 09:47146251
You are very well informed ... [125 words]kmanJan 9, 2009 21:15146251

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